Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants

August 2009

Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants: Total Claimants
August 2009
Aug 2009 Jul 2009 Monthly Change Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
United States 5,595,701 6,036,555 -440,854 3,149,633 2,446,068 77.7
Alaska 11,622 12,223 -601 7,944 3,678 46.3
Alabama 71,383 75,670 -4,287 36,098 35,285 97.7
Arkansas 54,395 59,267 -4,872 31,834 22,561 70.9
Arizona 111,929 117,606 -5,677 50,800 61,129 120.3
California 783,695 805,953 -22,258 498,711 284,984 57.1
Colorado 64,907 67,144 -2,237 25,331 39,576 156.2
Connecticut 86,344 90,043 -3,699 50,830 35,514 69.9
District of Columbia 15,315 14,415 900 7,490 7,825 104.5
Delaware 15,181 16,284 -1,103 10,921 4,260 39.0
Florida 312,062 325,105 -13,043 197,464 114,598 58.0
Georgia 163,876 171,867 -7,991 79,104 84,772 107.2
Hawaii 20,147 21,303 -1,156 12,566 7,581 60.3
Iowa 47,684 52,401 -4,717 22,867 24,817 108.5
Idaho 29,901 31,088 -1,187 13,491 16,410 121.6
Illinois 271,156 306,882 -35,726 138,949 132,207 95.1
Indiana 108,460 126,026 -17,566 63,487 44,973 70.8
Kansas 48,323 54,582 -6,259 20,160 28,163 139.7
Kentucky 68,239 76,732 -8,493 36,174 32,065 88.6
Louisiana 75,305 74,641 664 33,823 41,482 122.6
Massachusetts 144,542 154,343 -9,801 94,659 49,883 52.7
Maryland 85,548 88,514 -2,966 49,904 35,644 71.4
Maine 14,721 16,067 -1,346 8,935 5,786 64.8
Michigan 221,355 270,758 -49,403 147,268 74,087 50.3
Minnesota 91,652 97,621 -5,969 41,319 50,333 121.8
Missouri 100,054 107,088 -7,034 56,464 43,590 77.2
Mississippi 39,530 52,688 -13,158 26,990 12,540 46.5
Montana 9,946 10,652 -706 4,211 5,735 136.2
North Carolina 189,662 197,684 -8,022 98,730 90,932 92.1
North Dakota 4,816 5,190 -374 2,455 2,361 96.2
Nebraska 25,918 26,376 -458 13,498 12,420 92.0
New Hampshire 13,636 22,658 -9,022 9,239 4,397 47.6
New Jersey 201,222 212,414 -11,192 136,987 64,235 46.9
New Mexico 26,876 28,772 -1,896 12,377 14,499 117.1
Nevada 66,967 71,714 -4,747 39,158 27,809 71.0
New York 350,454 372,773 -22,319 205,498 144,956 70.5
Ohio 185,027 213,457 -28,430 103,608 81,419 78.6
Oklahoma 17,519 27,800 -10,281 23,103 -5,584 -24.2
Oregon 100,599 108,782 -8,183 53,716 46,883 87.3
Pennsylvania 332,273 360,532 -28,259 185,110 147,163 79.5
Puerto Rico 63,620 66,081 -2,461 42,526 21,094 49.6
Rhode Island 22,421 24,515 -2,094 16,079 6,342 39.4
South Carolina 93,507 102,654 -9,147 57,412 36,095 62.9
South Dakota 4,657 5,188 -531 1,354 3,303 243.9
Tennessee 89,874 110,974 -21,100 49,387 40,487 82.0
Texas 280,649 296,979 -16,330 122,554 158,095 129.0
Utah 34,225 37,482 -3,257 13,246 20,979 158.4
Virginia 92,304 98,588 -6,284 44,076 48,228 109.4
Virgin Islands 883 759 124 426 457 107.3
Vermont 12,974 13,249 -275 6,014 6,960 115.7
Washington 135,579 138,503 -2,924 56,644 78,935 139.4
Wisconsin 146,786 156,706 -9,920 73,420 73,366 99.9
West Virginia 27,690 30,847 -3,157 13,246 14,444 109.0
Wyoming 8,291 8,915 -624 1,976 6,315 319.6
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
US Totals
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 5,595,701   6,036,555   3,149,633 2,446,068 77.7
Male 3,206,326 57.3% 3,505,722   1,647,052 1,559,274 94.7%
Female 2,382,822 42.6% 2,524,537   1,499,727 883,095 58.9%
Information Not Available 6,553 0.1% 6,296   2,854 3,699 129.6%
 
Ethnicity 5,595,701   6,036,555   3,149,633    
Hispanic or Latino 817,819 14.6% 865,432   496,739 321,080 64.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 3,988,208 83.5% 4,329,748   2,290,112 1,698,096 74.1%
Information Not Available 790,316 12.4% 841,375   362,782 427,534 117.8%
 
Race 5,595,701   6,036,555   3,149,633
American Indian or Alaskan Native 57,549 1.0% 64,527   32,942 24,607 74.7%
Asian 168,361 3.0% 179,376   84,818 83,543 98.5%
Black or African American 933,976 16.7% 986,333   597,186 336,790 56.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 20,024 0.4% 21,264   11,889 8,135 68.4%
White 3,215,645 57.5% 3,502,866   1,721,588 1,494,057 86.8%
Information Not Available 1,200,045 21.4% 1,282,189   701,210 498,835 71.1%
 
Years of Age 5,595,701   6,036,555   3,149,633
Younger than 22 200,025 3.6% 215,520   108,817 91,208 83.8%
22-24 319,474 5.7% 346,344   172,009 147,465 85.7%
25-34 1,318,790 23.6% 1,416,620   722,937 595,853 82.4%
35-44 1,309,927 23.4% 1,422,729   773,277 536,650 69.4%
45-54 1,385,218 24.8% 1,492,376   779,880 605,338 77.6%
55-59 504,442 9.0% 538,025   275,402 229,040 83.2%
60-64 332,857 5.9% 355,927   178,256 154,601 86.7%
65 and older 207,427 3.7% 218,362   125,790 81,637 64.9%
Information Not Available 17,541 0.3% 30,652   13,265 4,276 32.2%
 
Industry 5,595,701   6,036,555   3,149,633
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 70,640 1.3% 76,193   60,274 10,366 17.2%
Mining 45,429 0.8% 53,703   7,442 37,987 510.4%
Utilities 10,426 0.2% 10,255   6,162 4,264 69.2%
Construction 619,574 11.1% 664,963   326,146 293,428 90.0%
Manufacturing 946,417 16.9% 1,139,329   439,884 506,533 115.2%
Wholesale Trade 263,447 4.7% 286,815   120,665 142,782 118.3%
Retail Trade 442,724 7.9% 475,867   262,525 180,199 68.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 255,479 4.6% 262,617   159,952 95,527 59.7%
Information 132,716 2.4% 138,816   84,670 48,046 56.7%
Finance and Insurance 186,307 3.3% 185,059   118,858 67,449 56.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 78,081 1.4% 85,257   48,963 29,118 59.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 313,663 5.6% 334,431   150,919 162,744 107.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 25,062 0.4% 25,459   10,826 14,236 131.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 547,020 9.8% 586,570   336,798 210,222 62.4%
Educational Services 178,429 3.2% 174,876   107,973 70,456 65.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 348,049 6.2% 358,189   230,189 117,860 51.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 71,672 1.3% 71,192   42,613 29,059 68.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 305,883 5.5% 311,094   191,897 113,986 59.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 151,618 2.7% 160,235   92,675 58,943 63.6%
Public Administration 93,703 1.7% 96,485   56,855 36,848 64.8%
Information Not Available 509,362 9.1% 539,150   293,347 216,015 73.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alaska
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 11,622 12,223 7,944 3,678 46.3
Male 6,097 52.5% 6,522   3,898 2,199 56.4%
Female 5,525 47.5% 5,699   4,046 1,479 36.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 2   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 11,622   12,223   7,944    
Hispanic or Latino 475 4.1% 467   283 192 67.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 11,010 94.7% 11,605   7,591 3,419 45.0%
Information Not Available 137 1.2% 151   70 67 95.7%
 
Race 11,622 12,223 7,944
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,403 29.3% 3,614   2,795 608 21.8%
Asian 450 3.9% 607   309 141 45.6%
Black or African American 533 4.6% 570   419 114 27.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 143 1.2% 156   89 54 60.7%
White 6,658 57.3% 6,832   4,095 2,563 62.6%
Information Not Available 435 3.7% 444   237 198 83.5%
 
Years of Age 11,622 12,223 7,944
Younger than 22 560 3.2% 555   287 273 95.1%
22-24 850 4.8% 883   607 243 40.0%
25-34 3,065 17.3% 3,298   2,066 999 48.4%
35-44 2,560 14.5% 2,635   1,793 767 42.8%
45-54 2,709 15.3% 2,823   1,887 822 43.6%
55-59 919 5.2% 1,008   703 216 30.7%
60-64 610 3.5% 639   371 239 64.4%
65 and older 349 2.0% 382   230 119 51.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 11,622 12,223 7,944
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 12 0.1% 27   14 -2 -14.3%
Mining 658 5.7% 706   208 450 216.3%
Utilities 42 0.4% 49   43 -1 -2.3%
Construction 1,316 11.3% 1,489   829 487 58.7%
Manufacturing 497 4.3% 571   355 142 40.0%
Wholesale Trade 210 1.8% 227   131 79 60.3%
Retail Trade 1,404 12.1% 1,398   886 518 58.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 885 7.6% 930   568 317 55.8%
Information 147 1.3% 160   121 26 21.5%
Finance and Insurance 221 1.9% 224   168 53 31.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 231 2.0% 261   172 59 34.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 449 3.9% 467   260 189 72.7%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 28 0.2% 28   2 26 1300.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 668 5.7% 721   515 153 29.7%
Educational Services 549 4.7% 668   410 139 33.9%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,127 9.7% 1,134   879 248 28.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 156 1.3% 139   98 58 59.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,021 8.8% 1,044   700 321 45.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 591 5.1% 595   454 137 30.2%
Public Administration 997 8.6% 1,002   894 103 11.5%
Information Not Available 413 3.5% 383   237 176 74.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Alabama
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 71,383 75,670 36,098
Male 40,373 56.6% 42,974   18,085 22,288 123.2%
Female 30,916 43.3% 32,582   17,920 12,996 72.5%
Information Not Available 94 0.1% 114   93 1 1.1%
 
Ethnicity 71,383 75,670 36,098
Hispanic or Latino 1,344 1.9% 1,424   900 444 49.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 57,453 80.5% 60,763   28,565 28,888 101.1%
Information Not Available 12,586 17.6% 13,483   6,633 5,953 89.7%
 
Race 71,383 75,670 36,098
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3,021 4.2% 2,986   1,436 1,585 110.4%
Asian 1,161 1.6% 1,150   547 614 112.2%
Black or African American 26,655 37.3% 28,463   15,437 11,218 72.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 112 0.2% 131   55 57 103.6%
White 37,123 52.0% 39,473   16,191 20,932 129.3%
Information Not Available 3,311 4.6% 3,467   2,432 879 36.1%
 
Years of Age 71,383 75,670 36,098
Younger than 22 3,021 2.9% 3,234   1,377 1,644 119.4%
22-24 4,999 4.8% 5,331   2,423 2,576 106.3%
25-34 18,577 17.7% 19,554   9,250 9,327 100.8%
35-44 16,906 16.1% 17,982   8,658 8,248 95.3%
45-54 16,392 15.6% 17,489   8,332 8,060 96.7%
55-59 5,712 5.4% 5,933   2,967 2,745 92.5%
60-64 3,534 3.4% 3,697   1,804 1,730 95.9%
65 and older 2,219 2.1% 2,417   1,238 981 79.2%
Information Not Available 23 0.0% 33   49 -26 -53.1%
 
Industry 71,383 75,670 36,098
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 750 1.0% 823   402 348 86.6%
Mining 602 0.8% 683   90 512 568.9%
Utilities 74 0.1% 73   57 17 29.8%
Construction 8,298 11.5% 8,727   3,607 4,691 130.1%
Manufacturing 17,143 23.8% 19,485   8,410 8,733 103.8%
Wholesale Trade 3,030 4.2% 3,257   1,229 1,801 146.5%
Retail Trade 7,416 10.3% 7,761   3,614 3,802 105.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,158 3.0% 2,432   1,041 1,117 107.3%
Information 746 1.0% 798   520 226 43.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,934 2.7% 1,969   1,038 896 86.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 871 1.2% 933   430 441 102.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,388 4.7% 3,533   1,696 1,692 99.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 75 0.1% 81   44 31 70.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,365 10.2% 7,894   3,758 3,607 96.0%
Educational Services 1,481 2.1% 1,274   742 739 99.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,646 6.4% 4,969   2,986 1,660 55.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 440 0.6% 435   210 230 109.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,351 6.0% 4,481   2,218 2,133 96.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,863 2.6% 2,091   1,161 702 60.5%
Public Administration 1,509 2.1% 704   357 1,152 322.7%
Information Not Available 3,243 4.5% 3,267   2,488 755 30.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arkansas
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 54,395 59,267 31,834
Male 30,780 56.6% 33,226   16,166 14,614 90.4%
Female 23,613 43.4% 26,040   15,668 7,945 50.7%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   0 2 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 54,395 59,267 31,834
Hispanic or Latino 1,750 3.2% 2,124   889 861 96.9%
Not Hispanic or Latino 52,643 96.8% 57,142   30,945 21,698 70.1%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 1   0 2 0.0%
 
Race 54,395 59,267 31,834
American Indian or Alaskan Native 523 1.0% 645   305 218 71.5%
Asian 376 0.7% 467   262 114 43.5%
Black or African American 15,327 28.2% 16,594   10,054 5,273 52.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 420 0.8% 548   203 217 106.9%
White 35,995 66.2% 38,885   20,119 15,876 78.9%
Information Not Available 1,754 3.2% 2,128   891 863 96.9%
 
Years of Age 54,395 59,267 31,834
Younger than 22 2,061 2.3% 1,990   1,082 979 90.5%
22-24 3,949 4.5% 4,125   2,469 1,480 59.9%
25-34 14,831 16.9% 16,148   8,913 5,918 66.4%
35-44 13,276 15.1% 14,346   8,008 5,268 65.8%
45-54 12,327 14.0% 13,926   7,092 5,235 73.8%
55-59 4,020 4.6% 4,593   2,212 1,808 81.7%
60-64 2,481 2.8% 2,662   1,221 1,260 103.2%
65 and older 1,445 1.6% 1,473   835 610 73.1%
Information Not Available 5 0.0% 4   2 3 150.0%
 
Industry 54,395 59,267 31,834
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 529 1.0% 521   407 122 30.0%
Mining 485 0.9% 527   80 405 506.3%
Utilities 125 0.2% 96   80 45 56.3%
Construction 4,947 9.0% 5,260   2,930 2,017 68.8%
Manufacturing 13,505 24.6% 15,050   6,942 6,563 94.5%
Wholesale Trade 2,356 4.3% 2,495   1,606 750 46.7%
Retail Trade 6,600 12.0% 7,116   4,022 2,578 64.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,569 4.7% 2,818   1,146 1,423 124.2%
Information 610 1.1% 559   299 311 104.0%
Finance and Insurance 752 1.4% 747   562 190 33.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 572 1.0% 414   337 235 69.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,123 2.0% 1,264   857 266 31.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 87 0.2% 96   80 7 8.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 5,858 10.7% 6,325   3,347 2,511 75.0%
Educational Services 2,427 4.4% 2,996   1,376 1,051 76.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,061 9.2% 5,696   3,513 1,548 44.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 480 0.9% 398   241 239 99.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,074 7.4% 4,475   2,764 1,310 47.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,020 1.9% 1,118   573 447 78.0%
Public Administration 1,167 2.1% 1,231   664 503 75.8%
Information Not Available 48 0.1% 65   8 40 500.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Arizona
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 111,929 117,606 50,800
Male 68,777 61.4% 71,226   29,286 39,491 134.8%
Female 43,130 38.5% 46,347   21,514 21,616 100.5%
Information Not Available 22 0.0% 33   0 22 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 111,929 117,606 50,800
Hispanic or Latino 37,982 33.9% 41,136   20,486 17,496 85.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 49,348 44.1% 50,961   30,301 19,047 62.9%
Information Not Available 24,599 22.0% 25,509   13 24,586 189123.1%
 
Race 111,929 117,606 50,800
American Indian or Alaskan Native 6,524 5.8% 7,039   3,171 3,353 105.7%
Asian 2,923 2.6% 2,979   24 2,899 12079.2%
Black or African American 6,237 5.6% 6,283   3,004 3,233 107.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 528 0.5% 569   0 528 0.0%
White 60,768 54.3% 62,533   21,940 38,828 177.0%
Information Not Available 34,949 31.2% 38,203   22,661 12,288 54.2%
 
Years of Age 111,929 117,606 50,800
Younger than 22 4,717 2.8% 4,729   1,753 2,964 169.1%
22-24 7,069 4.3% 7,280   2,665 4,404 165.3%
25-34 25,281 15.2% 26,132   10,716 14,565 135.9%
35-44 26,184 15.8% 27,836   12,486 13,698 109.7%
45-54 27,877 16.8% 29,724   13,444 14,433 107.4%
55-59 10,164 6.1% 10,830   4,795 5,369 112.0%
60-64 6,719 4.0% 6,950   3,139 3,580 114.0%
65 and older 3,918 2.4% 4,125   1,802 2,116 117.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 111,929 117,606 50,800
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 7,539 6.3% 8,693   7,020 519 7.4%
Mining 1,210 1.0% 1,297   83 1,127 1357.8%
Utilities 216 0.2% 195   56 160 285.7%
Construction 17,143 14.3% 17,788   6,530 10,613 162.5%
Manufacturing 8,977 7.5% 9,791   3,192 5,785 181.2%
Wholesale Trade 5,744 4.8% 5,783   2,562 3,182 124.2%
Retail Trade 9,277 7.8% 9,245   4,263 5,014 117.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,665 2.2% 2,726   1,171 1,494 127.6%
Information 1,504 1.3% 1,540   661 843 127.5%
Finance and Insurance 3,009 2.5% 2,943   1,830 1,179 64.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,155 1.8% 2,210   1,026 1,129 110.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,971 5.0% 6,198   2,527 3,444 136.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 367 0.3% 389   152 215 141.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 12,134 10.2% 12,326   5,078 7,056 139.0%
Educational Services 3,581 3.0% 4,640   1,212 2,369 195.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,943 5.0% 6,432   2,769 3,174 114.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,105 0.9% 1,074   632 473 74.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,388 4.5% 5,536   2,085 3,303 158.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,351 2.0% 2,474   1,115 1,236 110.9%
Public Administration 3,367 2.8% 3,753   974 2,393 245.7%
Information Not Available 12,283 10.3% 12,573   5,862 6,421 109.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
California
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 783,695 805,953 498,711
Male 448,704 57.3% 467,348   266,873 181,831 68.1%
Female 334,308 42.7% 338,137   231,548 102,760 44.4%
Information Not Available 683 0.1% 468   290 393 135.5%
 
Ethnicity 783,695 805,953 498,711
Hispanic or Latino 250,657 32.0% 259,638   174,312 76,345 43.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 409,954 52.3% 422,812   269,190 140,764 52.3%
Information Not Available 123,084 15.7% 123,503   55,209 67,875 122.9%
 
Race 783,695 805,953 498,711
American Indian or Alaskan Native 4,783 0.6% 6,175   3,861 922 23.9%
Asian 77,794 9.9% 80,745   44,978 32,816 73.0%
Black or African American 52,025 6.6% 53,892   44,688 7,337 16.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 275,352 35.1% 281,999   175,664 99,688 56.7%
Information Not Available 373,741 47.7% 383,142   229,520 144,221 62.8%
 
Years of Age 783,695 805,953 498,711
Younger than 22 24,207 2.4% 24,981   17,180 7,027 40.9%
22-24 44,509 4.4% 46,220   30,017 14,492 48.3%
25-34 192,093 19.0% 196,857   118,814 73,279 61.7%
35-44 181,453 17.9% 184,974   121,517 59,936 49.3%
45-54 197,753 19.5% 207,524   121,904 75,849 62.2%
55-59 69,009 6.8% 72,044   40,924 28,085 68.6%
60-64 45,876 4.5% 45,752   27,797 18,079 65.0%
65 and older 27,428 2.7% 26,759   20,172 7,256 36.0%
Information Not Available 1,367 0.1% 842   386 981 254.1%
 
Industry 783,695 805,953 498,711
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 37,189 4.5% 39,577   34,361 2,828 8.2%
Mining 3,123 0.4% 3,275   579 2,544 439.4%
Utilities 2,733 0.3% 2,526   1,834 899 49.0%
Construction 102,976 12.5% 106,475   64,955 38,021 58.5%
Manufacturing 123,476 15.0% 133,328   61,000 62,476 102.4%
Wholesale Trade 32,894 4.0% 33,028   7,142 25,752 360.6%
Retail Trade 64,324 7.8% 63,997   42,275 22,049 52.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 25,573 3.1% 27,227   15,250 10,323 67.7%
Information 38,067 4.6% 41,542   33,492 4,575 13.7%
Finance and Insurance 25,183 3.1% 26,291   18,628 6,555 35.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 9,761 1.2% 10,760   9,266 495 5.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 29,575 3.6% 30,314   10,714 18,861 176.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 95,656 11.7% 99,645   71,424 24,232 33.9%
Educational Services 51,732 6.3% 43,507   34,168 17,564 51.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 36,603 4.5% 39,109   27,315 9,288 34.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 10,932 1.3% 11,040   7,528 3,404 45.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 31,527 3.8% 31,999   25,191 6,336 25.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 28,404 3.5% 28,350   17,663 10,741 60.8%
Public Administration 9,663 1.2% 9,169   4,633 5,030 108.6%
Information Not Available 24,304 3.0% 24,794   11,293 13,011 115.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Colorado
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 64,907 67,144 25,331
Male 38,804 59.8% 40,129   12,751 26,053 204.3%
Female 26,103 40.2% 27,015   12,580 13,523 107.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 64,907 67,144 25,331
Hispanic or Latino 11,470 17.7% 11,969   4,400 7,070 160.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 44,324 68.3% 45,751   16,876 27,448 162.6%
Information Not Available 9,113 14.0% 9,424   4,055 5,058 124.7%
 
Race 64,907 67,144 25,331
American Indian or Alaskan Native 918 1.4% 952   411 507 123.4%
Asian 1,521 2.3% 1,567   471 1,050 222.9%
Black or African American 3,736 5.8% 3,977   1,911 1,825 95.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 245 0.4% 237   89 156 175.3%
White 45,927 70.8% 47,472   17,192 28,735 167.1%
Information Not Available 12,560 19.4% 12,939   5,257 7,303 138.9%
 
Years of Age 64,907 67,144 25,331
Younger than 22 1,375 1.3% 1,477   331 1,044 315.4%
22-24 2,960 2.8% 3,046   839 2,121 252.8%
25-34 15,026 14.1% 15,450   5,230 9,796 187.3%
35-44 15,441 14.5% 16,070   6,371 9,070 142.4%
45-54 17,341 16.2% 18,070   7,485 9,856 131.7%
55-59 6,648 6.2% 6,862   2,793 3,855 138.0%
60-64 3,989 3.7% 4,123   1,559 2,430 155.9%
65 and older 2,110 2.0% 2,035   722 1,388 192.2%
Information Not Available 17 0.0% 11   1 16 1600.0%
 
Industry 64,907 67,144 25,331
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 374 0.6% 315   186 188 101.1%
Mining 1,804 2.8% 2,019   144 1,660 1152.8%
Utilities 62 0.1% 46   24 38 158.3%
Construction 10,563 16.2% 11,106   3,183 7,380 231.9%
Manufacturing 6,722 10.3% 6,965   2,368 4,354 183.9%
Wholesale Trade 3,771 5.8% 3,926   1,296 2,475 191.0%
Retail Trade 5,488 8.4% 5,614   2,346 3,142 133.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,990 3.0% 2,125   739 1,251 169.3%
Information 2,451 3.8% 2,529   1,021 1,430 140.1%
Finance and Insurance 2,706 4.1% 2,706   1,774 932 52.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,493 2.3% 1,576   600 893 148.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 6,294 9.6% 6,357   2,186 4,108 187.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 515 0.8% 499   339 176 51.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,620 11.7% 7,807   3,217 4,403 136.9%
Educational Services 1,794 2.7% 1,692   717 1,077 150.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,323 5.1% 3,569   1,959 1,364 69.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 863 1.3% 890   380 483 127.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,021 4.6% 3,166   1,267 1,754 138.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,637 2.5% 1,672   614 1,023 166.6%
Public Administration 888 1.4% 948   439 449 102.3%
Information Not Available 1,528 2.3% 1,617   532 996 187.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Connecticut
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 86,344 90,043 50,830
Male 46,106 53.4% 48,941   25,173 20,933 83.2%
Female 40,238 46.6% 41,102   25,657 14,581 56.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 86,344 90,043 50,830
Hispanic or Latino 10,517 12.2% 10,936   6,527 3,990 61.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 75,827 87.8% 79,107   44,303 31,524 71.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 86,344 90,043 50,830
American Indian or Alaskan Native 250 0.3% 260   203 47 23.2%
Asian 1,570 1.8% 1,621   731 839 114.8%
Black or African American 10,343 12.0% 10,634   7,315 3,028 41.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 46,011 53.3% 48,568   27,104 18,907 69.8%
Information Not Available 28,170 32.6% 28,960   15,477 12,693 82.0%
 
Years of Age 86,344 90,043 50,830
Younger than 22 2,681 2.1% 2,629   1,609 1,072 66.6%
22-24 4,904 3.9% 4,894   2,723 2,181 80.1%
25-34 17,367 13.8% 18,004   10,650 6,717 63.1%
35-44 18,863 15.0% 19,849   11,902 6,961 58.5%
45-54 22,369 17.8% 23,506   12,760 9,609 75.3%
55-59 8,486 6.7% 9,002   4,622 3,864 83.6%
60-64 6,518 5.2% 6,782   3,454 3,064 88.7%
65 and older 5,156 4.1% 5,377   3,110 2,046 65.8%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 86,344 90,043 50,830
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 261 0.3% 232   229 32 14.0%
Mining 22 0.0% 20   20 2 10.0%
Utilities 76 0.1% 83   48 28 58.3%
Construction 7,099 8.2% 7,964   4,502 2,597 57.7%
Manufacturing 17,618 20.3% 18,983   5,515 12,103 219.5%
Wholesale Trade 4,204 4.9% 4,437   2,227 1,977 88.8%
Retail Trade 8,800 10.2% 9,196   5,699 3,101 54.4%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,891 8.0% 6,475   5,942 949 16.0%
Information 2,063 2.4% 2,288   1,342 721 53.7%
Finance and Insurance 4,109 4.7% 4,338   2,392 1,717 71.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,111 1.3% 1,320   760 351 46.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,894 5.7% 5,066   2,466 2,428 98.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 804 0.9% 877   244 560 229.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 7,547 8.7% 8,010   4,807 2,740 57.0%
Educational Services 2,855 3.3% 2,737   1,776 1,079 60.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,135 7.1% 6,089   4,364 1,771 40.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,401 1.6% 1,401   914 487 53.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 6,206 7.2% 6,149   4,586 1,620 35.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,931 2.2% 2,006   1,393 538 38.6%
Public Administration 1,084 1.3% 1,100   817 267 32.7%
Information Not Available 1,233 1.4% 1,272   787 446 56.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
District of Columbia
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,315 14,415 7,490
Male 7,014 45.8% 6,652   3,282 3,732 113.7%
Female 8,301 54.2% 7,763   4,208 4,093 97.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 15,315 14,415 7,490
Hispanic or Latino 1,949 12.7% 1,781   637 1,312 206.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 12,829 83.8% 12,155   6,660 6,169 92.6%
Information Not Available 537 3.5% 479   193 344 178.2%
 
Race 15,315 14,415 7,490
American Indian or Alaskan Native 123 0.8% 117   61 62 101.6%
Asian 478 3.1% 462   132 346 262.1%
Black or African American 10,783 70.4% 10,060   6,091 4,692 77.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 78 0.5% 87   46 32 69.6%
White 3,852 25.2% 3,687   1,160 2,692 232.1%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 2   0 1 0.0%
 
Years of Age 15,315 14,415 7,490
Younger than 22 387 2.1% 362   179 208 116.2%
22-24 821 4.5% 803   405 416 102.7%
25-34 4,239 23.0% 3,993   1,801 2,438 135.4%
35-44 3,680 20.0% 3,538   1,948 1,732 88.9%
45-54 3,733 20.3% 3,447   1,951 1,782 91.3%
55-59 1,299 7.1% 1,197   653 646 98.9%
60-64 767 4.2% 720   371 396 106.7%
65 and older 389 2.1% 355   182 207 113.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 15,315 14,415 7,490
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Construction 3 0.0% 5   5 -2 -40.0%
Manufacturing 0 0.0% 0   1 -1 -100.0%
Wholesale Trade 0 0.0% 1   0 0 0.0%
Retail Trade 4 0.0% 5   1 3 300.0%
Transporation and Warehousing 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information 0 0.0% 1   2 -2 -100.0%
Finance and Insurance 3 0.0% 3   1 2 200.0%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2 0.0% 2   0 2 0.0%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 14 0.1% 10   8 6 75.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 38 0.2% 33   22 16 72.7%
Educational Services 1 0.0% 2   6 -5 -83.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 8 0.1% 9   5 3 60.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 4 0.0% 5   4 0 0.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4 0.0% 6   1 3 300.0%
Public Administration 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Information Not Available 15,233 99.5% 14,332   7,434 7,799 104.9%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Delaware
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 15,181 16,284 10,921
Male 7,975 52.5% 8,691   5,323 2,652 49.8%
Female 7,206 47.5% 7,593   5,598 1,608 28.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 15,181 16,284 10,921
Hispanic or Latino 642 4.1% 740   379 263 69.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,181 95.9% 15,544   10,542 4,639 44.0%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 15,181 16,284 10,921
American Indian or Alaskan Native 39 0.3% 49   26 13 50.0%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 5,138 34.1% 5,457   4,222 916 21.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 134 0.9% 130   45 89 197.8%
White 8,485 56.3% 9,225   5,983 2,502 41.8%
Information Not Available 1,285 8.5% 1,423   645 640 99.2%
 
Years of Age 15,181 16,284 10,921
Younger than 22 647 2.8% 683   335 312 93.1%
22-24 1,090 4.8% 1,156   667 423 63.4%
25-34 3,635 16.0% 3,932   2,590 1,045 40.3%
35-44 3,447 15.2% 3,694   2,629 818 31.1%
45-54 3,476 15.3% 3,762   2,618 858 32.8%
55-59 1,272 5.6% 1,319   902 370 41.0%
60-64 918 4.0% 985   643 275 42.8%
65 and older 580 2.5% 636   454 126 27.8%
Information Not Available 116 0.5% 117   83 33 39.8%
 
Industry 15,181 16,284 10,921
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 12 0.1% 12   26 -14 -53.8%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Utilities 10 0.1% 9   11 -1 -9.1%
Construction 1,632 10.7% 1,858   1,147 485 42.3%
Manufacturing 1,275 8.4% 1,293   703 572 81.4%
Wholesale Trade 812 5.3% 888   418 394 94.3%
Retail Trade 2,208 14.5% 2,458   1,961 247 12.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 475 3.1% 510   340 135 39.7%
Information 324 2.1% 333   177 147 83.1%
Finance and Insurance 1,248 8.2% 1,276   801 447 55.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 317 2.1% 376   214 103 48.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,151 7.6% 1,269   677 474 70.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 67 0.4% 47   39 28 71.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,328 15.3% 2,483   1,857 471 25.4%
Educational Services 364 2.4% 345   337 27 8.0%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,094 7.2% 1,113   853 241 28.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 295 1.9% 296   171 124 72.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,028 6.8% 1,120   768 260 33.9%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 421 2.8% 470   288 133 46.2%
Public Administration 84 0.6% 87   69 15 21.7%
Information Not Available 36 0.2% 41   64 -28 -43.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Florida
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 312,062 325,105 197,464
Male 177,045 56.7% 185,566   105,226 71,819 68.3%
Female 133,877 42.9% 138,792   92,162 41,715 45.3%
Information Not Available 1,140 0.4% 747   76 1,064 1400.0%
 
Ethnicity 312,062 325,105 197,464
Hispanic or Latino 87,842 28.1% 89,778   63,053 24,789 39.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 209,806 67.2% 219,909   120,782 89,024 73.7%
Information Not Available 14,414 4.6% 15,418   13,629 785 5.8%
 
Race 312,062 325,105 197,464
American Indian or Alaskan Native 993 0.3% 1,232   868 125 14.4%
Asian 2,427 0.8% 2,202   868 1,559 179.6%
Black or African American 58,610 18.8% 62,266   39,757 18,853 47.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 4,596 1.5% 4,704   1,926 2,670 138.6%
White 194,510 62.3% 202,103   116,326 78,184 67.2%
Information Not Available 50,926 16.3% 52,598   37,719 13,207 35.0%
 
Years of Age 312,062 325,105 197,464
Younger than 22 9,045 1.9% 9,407   5,626 3,419 60.8%
22-24 16,509 3.4% 17,620   10,270 6,239 60.7%
25-34 69,899 14.4% 70,889   42,476 27,423 64.6%
35-44 72,914 15.0% 75,630   46,062 26,852 58.3%
45-54 79,385 16.3% 82,424   52,292 27,093 51.8%
55-59 29,232 6.0% 31,805   18,198 11,034 60.6%
60-64 19,635 4.0% 21,241   12,120 7,515 62.0%
65 and older 15,406 3.2% 16,089   10,420 4,986 47.9%
Information Not Available 37 0.0% 0   0 37 0.0%
 
Industry 312,062 325,105 197,464
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 6,729 2.1% 6,981   6,683 46 0.7%
Mining 184 0.1% 261   189 -5 -2.6%
Utilities 441 0.1% 411   227 214 94.3%
Construction 36,806 11.5% 39,644   23,673 13,133 55.5%
Manufacturing 22,540 7.1% 23,630   12,497 10,043 80.4%
Wholesale Trade 15,590 4.9% 16,761   9,401 6,189 65.8%
Retail Trade 32,136 10.1% 34,306   20,426 11,710 57.3%
Transporation and Warehousing 8,825 2.8% 8,511   5,890 2,935 49.8%
Information 6,435 2.0% 6,981   4,342 2,093 48.2%
Finance and Insurance 14,303 4.5% 14,036   8,873 5,430 61.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 7,244 2.3% 7,429   3,398 3,846 113.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 20,554 6.4% 21,763   11,780 8,774 74.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,022 0.6% 1,941   1,208 814 67.4%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 55,154 17.3% 57,376   37,643 17,511 46.5%
Educational Services 9,413 3.0% 10,154   5,324 4,089 76.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 16,583 5.2% 17,172   13,366 3,217 24.1%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 7,979 2.5% 8,250   4,720 3,259 69.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 21,142 6.6% 21,390   12,384 8,758 70.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 8,457 2.7% 8,175   4,493 3,964 88.2%
Public Administration 3,677 1.2% 4,181   2,303 1,374 59.7%
Information Not Available 15,848 5.0% 15,752   8,644 7,204 83.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Georgia
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 163,876 171,867 79,104
Male 87,785 53.6% 91,967   39,884 47,901 120.1%
Female 73,701 45.0% 77,483   38,126 35,575 93.3%
Information Not Available 2,390 1.5% 2,417   1,094 1,296 118.5%
 
Ethnicity 163,876 171,867 79,104
Hispanic or Latino 477 0.3% 988   211 266 126.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 161,009 98.3% 168,462   77,799 83,210 107.0%
Information Not Available 2,390 1.5% 2,417   1,094 1,296 118.5%
 
Race 163,876 171,867 79,104
American Indian or Alaskan Native 753 0.5% 817   364 389 106.9%
Asian 2,875 1.8% 3,279   1,061 1,814 171.0%
Black or African American 72,747 44.4% 75,370   39,182 33,565 85.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 85,111 51.9% 89,984   37,403 47,708 127.6%
Information Not Available 2,390 1.5% 2,417   1,094 1,296 118.5%
 
Years of Age 163,876 171,867 79,104
Younger than 22 4,126 1.7% 4,056   2,267 1,859 82.0%
22-24 7,676 3.2% 7,948   4,032 3,644 90.4%
25-34 37,480 15.6% 39,000   18,646 18,834 101.0%
35-44 41,412 17.3% 42,852   20,208 21,204 104.9%
45-54 39,607 16.5% 41,225   19,101 20,506 107.4%
55-59 13,827 5.8% 14,339   6,350 7,477 117.7%
60-64 9,358 3.9% 9,644   3,997 5,361 134.1%
65 and older 5,302 2.2% 5,563   2,284 3,018 132.1%
Information Not Available 5,088 2.1% 7,240   2,219 2,869 129.3%
 
Industry 163,876 171,867 79,104
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 2,564 1.5% 2,542   1,476 1,088 73.7%
Mining 371 0.2% 417   144 227 157.6%
Utilities 262 0.2% 260   137 125 91.2%
Construction 13,512 8.1% 13,507   6,185 7,327 118.5%
Manufacturing 18,783 11.3% 22,720   7,842 10,941 139.5%
Wholesale Trade 10,511 6.3% 11,372   4,057 6,454 159.1%
Retail Trade 11,266 6.8% 11,273   6,095 5,171 84.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,007 2.4% 4,261   1,853 2,154 116.2%
Information 3,779 2.3% 3,516   1,594 2,185 137.1%
Finance and Insurance 4,634 2.8% 4,551   2,322 2,312 99.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,866 1.7% 2,900   1,517 1,349 88.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 26,478 15.9% 27,261   12,445 14,033 112.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 237 0.1% 259   196 41 20.9%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 643 0.4% 695   275 368 133.8%
Educational Services 4,515 2.7% 4,343   1,755 2,760 157.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,060 4.2% 8,347   3,911 3,149 80.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 6,837 4.1% 7,109   4,079 2,758 67.6%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,527 0.9% 1,418   815 712 87.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,106 1.3% 2,134   1,215 891 73.3%
Public Administration 2,204 1.3% 2,258   1,051 1,153 109.7%
Information Not Available 39,714 23.9% 40,724   20,140 19,574 97.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Hawaii
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 20,147 21,303 12,566
Male 13,070 64.9% 13,432   8,042 5,028 62.5%
Female 7,076 35.1% 7,870   4,523 2,553 56.4%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 20,147 21,303 12,566
Hispanic or Latino 1,067 5.3% 1,117   763 304 39.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 15,615 77.5% 16,599   9,661 5,954 61.6%
Information Not Available 3,465 17.2% 3,587   2,142 1,323 61.8%
 
Race 20,147 21,303 12,566
American Indian or Alaskan Native 123 0.6% 142   107 16 15.0%
Asian 6,858 34.0% 7,126   3,988 2,870 72.0%
Black or African American 326 1.6% 365   200 126 63.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5,154 25.6% 5,429   3,479 1,675 48.1%
White 5,197 25.8% 5,589   3,153 2,044 64.8%
Information Not Available 2,489 12.4% 2,652   1,639 850 51.9%
 
Years of Age 20,147 21,303 12,566
Younger than 22 535 2.2% 543   299 236 78.9%
22-24 1,065 4.4% 1,093   670 395 59.0%
25-34 5,045 21.0% 5,264   2,887 2,158 74.7%
35-44 4,655 19.4% 4,858   3,036 1,619 53.3%
45-54 4,761 19.8% 5,066   3,170 1,591 50.2%
55-59 1,978 8.2% 2,116   1,293 685 53.0%
60-64 1,299 5.4% 1,422   763 536 70.2%
65 and older 809 3.4% 941   448 361 80.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 20,147 21,303 12,566
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 392 1.9% 405   228 164 71.9%
Mining 3 0.0% 3   2 1 50.0%
Utilities 15 0.1% 19   9 6 66.7%
Construction 5,851 28.5% 5,767   3,754 2,097 55.9%
Manufacturing 590 2.9% 627   282 308 109.2%
Wholesale Trade 454 2.2% 513   195 259 132.8%
Retail Trade 1,365 6.6% 1,551   608 757 124.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 778 3.8% 1,066   1,087 -309 -28.4%
Information 432 2.1% 501   291 141 48.5%
Finance and Insurance 337 1.6% 322   189 148 78.3%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 363 1.8% 402   248 115 46.4%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 679 3.3% 717   365 314 86.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 58 0.3% 68   44 14 31.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,348 11.4% 2,445   1,320 1,028 77.9%
Educational Services 217 1.1% 195   83 134 161.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 902 4.4% 1,029   455 447 98.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 296 1.4% 301   157 139 88.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,194 10.7% 2,407   1,170 1,024 87.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 456 2.2% 483   269 187 69.5%
Public Administration 487 2.4% 439   217 270 124.4%
Information Not Available 1,930 9.4% 2,043   1,593 337 21.2%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Iowa
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 47,684 52,401 22,867
Male 28,239 59.2% 31,597   11,424 16,815 147.2%
Female 19,445 40.8% 20,804   11,443 8,002 69.9%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 47,684 52,401 22,867
Hispanic or Latino 1,297 2.7% 1,386   705 592 84.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 26,848 56.3% 28,444   16,399 10,449 63.7%
Information Not Available 19,539 41.0% 22,571   5,763 13,776 239.0%
 
Race 47,684 52,401 22,867
American Indian or Alaskan Native 195 0.4% 216   79 116 146.8%
Asian 348 0.7% 404   181 167 92.3%
Black or African American 2,005 4.2% 2,106   1,432 573 40.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 24,300 51.0% 25,718   14,707 9,593 65.2%
Information Not Available 20,836 43.7% 23,957   6,468 14,368 222.1%
 
Years of Age 47,684 52,401 22,867
Younger than 22 1,568 2.3% 1,582   654 914 139.8%
22-24 2,814 4.1% 3,067   1,344 1,470 109.4%
25-34 11,093 16.1% 12,129   5,089 6,004 118.0%
35-44 10,619 15.4% 11,750   5,135 5,484 106.8%
45-54 12,292 17.8% 13,469   6,034 6,258 103.7%
55-59 4,540 6.6% 5,195   2,199 2,341 106.5%
60-64 2,992 4.3% 3,287   1,452 1,540 106.1%
65 and older 1,765 2.6% 1,921   960 805 83.9%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 1   0 1 0.0%
 
Industry 47,684 52,401 22,867
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 294 0.6% 293   210 84 40.0%
Mining 39 0.1% 53   16 23 143.8%
Utilities 150 0.3% 112   29 121 417.2%
Construction 4,896 10.2% 5,252   1,859 3,037 163.4%
Manufacturing 16,155 33.7% 19,777   6,249 9,906 158.5%
Wholesale Trade 2,688 5.6% 2,710   996 1,692 169.9%
Retail Trade 3,432 7.2% 3,503   1,978 1,454 73.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,031 4.2% 2,262   1,012 1,019 100.7%
Information 1,604 3.3% 1,657   839 765 91.2%
Finance and Insurance 1,506 3.1% 1,487   768 738 96.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 376 0.8% 376   252 124 49.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,795 3.7% 1,924   870 925 106.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 55 0.1% 53   29 26 89.7%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 3,887 8.1% 4,067   2,219 1,668 75.2%
Educational Services 957 2.0% 960   568 389 68.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 2,632 5.5% 2,633   1,603 1,029 64.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 439 0.9% 438   255 184 72.2%
Accomodation and Food Services 2,538 5.3% 2,693   1,866 672 36.0%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,116 2.3% 1,224   669 447 66.8%
Public Administration 447 0.9% 430   275 172 62.5%
Information Not Available 647 1.3% 497   305 342 112.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Idaho
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 29,901 31,088 13,491
Male 18,462 61.7% 19,625   7,339 11,123 151.6%
Female 11,436 38.2% 11,460   6,152 5,284 85.9%
Information Not Available 3 0.0% 3   0 3 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 29,901 31,088 13,491
Hispanic or Latino 3,494 11.7% 3,268   1,716 1,778 103.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 25,244 84.4% 26,732   11,156 14,088 126.3%
Information Not Available 1,163 3.9% 1,088   619 544 87.9%
 
Race 29,901 31,088 13,491
American Indian or Alaskan Native 448 1.5% 475   279 169 60.6%
Asian 449 1.5% 442   151 298 197.4%
Black or African American 235 0.8% 249   92 143 155.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 104 0.3% 104   48 56 116.7%
White 23,878 79.9% 25,312   10,674 13,204 123.7%
Information Not Available 4,787 16.0% 4,506   2,247 2,540 113.0%
 
Years of Age 29,901 31,088 13,491
Younger than 22 986 1.9% 1,092   461 525 113.9%
22-24 1,834 3.5% 1,966   739 1,095 148.2%
25-34 7,296 14.0% 7,768   3,047 4,249 139.4%
35-44 6,655 12.8% 6,854   3,103 3,552 114.5%
45-54 7,291 14.0% 7,473   3,390 3,901 115.1%
55-59 2,889 5.6% 2,889   1,328 1,561 117.5%
60-64 1,828 3.5% 1,910   825 1,003 121.6%
65 and older 1,122 2.2% 1,136   598 524 87.6%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 29,901 31,088 13,491
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 655 2.1% 827   349 306 87.7%
Mining 126 0.4% 162   38 88 231.6%
Utilities 36 0.1% 32   15 21 140.0%
Construction 4,726 15.5% 5,534   1,995 2,731 136.9%
Manufacturing 6,512 21.3% 6,106   2,443 4,069 166.6%
Wholesale Trade 1,189 3.9% 1,275   615 574 93.3%
Retail Trade 2,955 9.7% 3,199   1,299 1,656 127.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,263 4.1% 1,280   728 535 73.5%
Information 493 1.6% 531   266 227 85.3%
Finance and Insurance 618 2.0% 629   428 190 44.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 365 1.2% 376   182 183 100.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 1,193 3.9% 1,236   583 610 104.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 47 0.2% 53   11 36 327.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 2,243 7.3% 2,374   1,022 1,221 119.5%
Educational Services 421 1.4% 347   202 219 108.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,725 5.6% 1,697   856 869 101.5%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 308 1.0% 367   135 173 128.1%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,311 4.3% 1,474   562 749 133.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 713 2.3% 714   363 350 96.4%
Public Administration 504 1.6% 468   247 257 104.0%
Information Not Available 2,498 8.2% 2,407   1,152 1,346 116.8%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Illinois
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 271,156 306,882 138,949
Male 154,179 56.9% 180,268   70,985 83,194 117.2%
Female 116,977 43.1% 126,614   67,964 49,013 72.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 271,156 306,882 138,949
Hispanic or Latino 34,829 12.8% 39,730   16,624 18,205 109.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 236,327 87.2% 267,152   122,325 114,002 93.2%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Race 271,156 306,882 138,949
American Indian or Alaskan Native 958 0.4% 1,082   499 459 92.0%
Asian 8,644 3.2% 9,871   3,795 4,849 127.8%
Black or African American 61,388 22.6% 65,225   38,410 22,978 59.8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 196,729 72.6% 226,904   94,865 101,864 107.4%
Information Not Available 3,437 1.3% 3,800   1,380 2,057 149.1%
 
Years of Age 271,156 306,882 138,949
Younger than 22 7,849 1.7% 8,033   3,569 4,280 119.9%
22-24 15,117 3.3% 16,312   7,057 8,060 114.2%
25-34 66,026 14.6% 73,874   32,577 33,449 102.7%
35-44 64,982 14.4% 74,316   34,728 30,254 87.1%
45-54 67,238 14.9% 77,336   36,062 31,176 86.5%
55-59 24,664 5.5% 29,079   12,727 11,937 93.8%
60-64 16,015 3.5% 18,304   7,831 8,184 104.5%
65 and older 9,265 2.1% 9,628   4,398 4,867 110.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 271,156 306,882 138,949
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 617 0.2% 643   295 322 109.2%
Mining 601 0.2% 694   321 280 87.2%
Utilities 336 0.1% 271   164 172 104.9%
Construction 31,219 11.5% 35,741   15,291 15,928 104.2%
Manufacturing 52,958 19.5% 72,397   19,283 33,675 174.6%
Wholesale Trade 15,174 5.6% 16,935   7,102 8,072 113.7%
Retail Trade 23,561 8.7% 25,489   13,114 10,447 79.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 17,377 6.4% 18,391   10,579 6,798 64.3%
Information 5,141 1.9% 5,627   2,986 2,155 72.2%
Finance and Insurance 12,225 4.5% 12,730   8,237 3,988 48.4%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 3,613 1.3% 4,033   2,161 1,452 67.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 17,774 6.5% 19,392   8,417 9,357 111.2%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,338 0.5% 1,523   788 550 69.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 29,039 10.7% 31,748   15,990 13,049 81.6%
Educational Services 8,045 3.0% 7,939   3,719 4,326 116.3%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 17,155 6.3% 16,937   9,993 7,162 71.7%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,318 0.9% 2,476   1,357 961 70.8%
Accomodation and Food Services 15,460 5.7% 16,161   9,388 6,072 64.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 7,284 2.7% 7,628   3,700 3,584 96.9%
Public Administration 5,070 1.9% 4,721   3,044 2,026 66.6%
Information Not Available 4,851 1.8% 5,406   3,020 1,831 60.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Indiana
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 108,460 126,026 63,487
Male 64,836 59.8% 76,612   34,670 30,166 87.0%
Female 43,513 40.1% 49,301   28,753 14,760 51.3%
Information Not Available 111 0.1% 113   64 47 73.4%
 
Ethnicity 108,460 126,026 63,487
Hispanic or Latino 5,168 4.8% 5,913   2,755 2,413 87.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 78,804 72.7% 92,143   47,492 31,312 65.9%
Information Not Available 24,488 22.6% 27,970   13,240 11,248 85.0%
 
Race 108,460 126,026 63,487
American Indian or Alaskan Native 483 0.4% 549   293 190 64.8%
Asian 813 0.7% 949   516 297 57.6%
Black or African American 14,109 13.0% 15,841   9,247 4,862 52.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 104 0.1% 123   52 52 100.0%
White 87,134 80.3% 101,975   50,230 36,904 73.5%
Information Not Available 5,817 5.4% 6,589   3,149 2,668 84.7%
 
Years of Age 108,460 126,026 63,487
Younger than 22 2,854 1.5% 3,081   1,642 1,212 73.8%
22-24 5,905 3.1% 6,702   3,323 2,582 77.7%
25-34 25,879 13.7% 29,843   14,876 11,003 74.0%
35-44 26,398 14.0% 31,086   15,815 10,583 66.9%
45-54 27,481 14.5% 32,527   16,529 10,952 66.3%
55-59 10,121 5.4% 11,706   5,764 4,357 75.6%
60-64 6,512 3.4% 7,281   3,474 3,038 87.4%
65 and older 3,310 1.8% 3,800   2,064 1,246 60.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 108,460 126,026 63,487
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 230 0.2% 270   127 103 81.1%
Mining 145 0.1% 144   89 56 62.9%
Utilities 96 0.1% 83   71 25 35.2%
Construction 11,599 10.7% 12,429   5,774 5,825 100.9%
Manufacturing 35,137 32.3% 46,493   20,071 15,066 75.1%
Wholesale Trade 4,944 4.5% 5,588   2,334 2,610 111.8%
Retail Trade 7,496 6.9% 7,853   4,607 2,889 62.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,223 3.9% 5,075   2,748 1,475 53.7%
Information 1,327 1.2% 1,413   646 681 105.4%
Finance and Insurance 2,320 2.1% 2,267   1,648 672 40.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,169 1.1% 1,289   768 401 52.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,029 3.7% 4,307   2,157 1,872 86.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 454 0.4% 474   231 223 96.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,210 8.5% 10,521   5,500 3,710 67.5%
Educational Services 2,544 2.3% 2,615   1,374 1,170 85.2%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,503 6.0% 7,004   4,446 2,057 46.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,030 0.9% 1,131   582 448 77.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,288 4.9% 5,727   3,069 2,219 72.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,417 2.2% 2,593   1,403 1,014 72.3%
Public Administration 825 0.8% 863   545 280 51.4%
Information Not Available 7,474 6.9% 7,887   5,297 2,177 41.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kansas
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 48,323 54,582 20,160
Male 29,378 60.8% 33,726   10,279 19,099 185.8%
Female 18,945 39.2% 20,856   9,881 9,064 91.7%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 48,323 54,582 20,160
Hispanic or Latino 3,083 6.4% 3,379   1,348 1,735 128.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 22,003 45.5% 26,473   9,888 12,115 122.5%
Information Not Available 23,237 48.1% 24,730   8,924 14,313 160.4%
 
Race 48,323 54,582 20,160
American Indian or Alaskan Native 694 1.4% 754   286 408 142.7%
Asian 1,606 3.3% 1,894   268 1,338 499.3%
Black or African American 7,042 14.6% 7,254   3,384 3,658 108.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 113 0.2% 109   50 63 126.0%
White 35,508 73.5% 41,006   14,616 20,892 142.9%
Information Not Available 3,360 7.0% 3,565   1,556 1,804 115.9%
 
Years of Age 48,323 54,582 20,160
Younger than 22 1,289 1.6% 1,358   471 818 173.7%
22-24 3,009 3.7% 3,199   1,043 1,966 188.5%
25-34 12,591 15.5% 14,025   4,904 7,687 156.7%
35-44 11,275 13.9% 12,984   4,711 6,564 139.3%
45-54 11,880 14.6% 13,527   5,308 6,572 123.8%
55-59 4,241 5.2% 4,867   1,819 2,422 133.2%
60-64 2,596 3.2% 3,009   1,199 1,397 116.5%
65 and older 1,442 1.8% 1,613   705 737 104.5%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 48,323 54,582 20,160
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 178 0.4% 202   166 12 7.2%
Mining 726 1.5% 783   157 569 362.4%
Utilities 50 0.1% 51   29 21 72.4%
Construction 4,539 9.4% 4,542   1,944 2,595 133.5%
Manufacturing 13,998 28.9% 18,756   3,239 10,759 332.2%
Wholesale Trade 2,165 4.5% 2,725   889 1,276 143.5%
Retail Trade 3,022 6.2% 3,141   1,712 1,310 76.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 1,751 3.6% 1,862   662 1,089 164.5%
Information 2,083 4.3% 2,146   992 1,091 110.0%
Finance and Insurance 1,159 2.4% 1,084   782 377 48.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 475 1.0% 522   310 165 53.2%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,244 4.6% 2,315   1,061 1,183 111.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 169 0.3% 150   71 98 138.0%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,404 9.1% 4,647   2,118 2,286 107.9%
Educational Services 1,138 2.3% 1,168   487 651 133.7%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,353 6.9% 3,499   1,912 1,441 75.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 211 0.4% 233   145 66 45.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 1,703 3.5% 1,811   910 793 87.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,137 2.3% 1,253   632 505 79.9%
Public Administration 860 1.8% 917   467 393 84.2%
Information Not Available 2,958 6.1% 2,775   1,475 1,483 100.5%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Kentucky
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 68,239 76,732 36,174
Male 44,006 64.5% 48,962   21,701 22,305 102.8%
Female 24,233 35.5% 27,770   14,473 9,760 67.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 68,239 76,732 36,174
Hispanic or Latino 229 0.3% 215   91 138 151.6%
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,383 2.0% 1,885   36,083 -34,700 -96.2%
Information Not Available 66,627 97.6% 74,632   0 66,627 0.0%
 
Race 68,239 76,732 36,174
American Indian or Alaskan Native 507 0.7% 658   240 267 111.3%
Asian 234 0.3% 246   118 116 98.3%
Black or African American 7,850 11.5% 8,403   4,753 3,097 65.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 4   27 -27 -100.0%
White 58,826 86.2% 66,601   30,496 28,330 92.9%
Information Not Available 822 1.2% 820   540 282 52.2%
 
Years of Age 68,239 76,732 36,174
Younger than 22 1,832 1.5% 1,912   702 1,130 161.0%
22-24 3,858 3.1% 4,284   1,699 2,159 127.1%
25-34 16,994 13.8% 19,111   9,013 7,981 88.5%
35-44 16,360 13.3% 18,529   9,792 6,568 67.1%
45-54 17,218 14.0% 19,492   9,375 7,843 83.7%
55-59 6,215 5.0% 6,863   2,751 3,464 125.9%
60-64 3,768 3.1% 4,356   1,686 2,082 123.5%
65 and older 1,985 1.6% 2,176   1,156 829 71.7%
Information Not Available 9 0.0% 9   0 9 0.0%
 
Industry 68,239 76,732 36,174
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 234 0.3% 219   63 171 271.4%
Mining 2,578 3.8% 2,409   322 2,256 700.6%
Utilities 36 0.1% 54   82 -46 -56.1%
Construction 8,443 12.3% 8,560   3,562 4,881 137.0%
Manufacturing 20,214 29.5% 25,974   10,558 9,656 91.5%
Wholesale Trade 2,825 4.1% 3,049   1,545 1,280 82.8%
Retail Trade 4,482 6.5% 4,916   2,470 2,012 81.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 3,683 5.4% 3,778   1,699 1,984 116.8%
Information 1,320 1.9% 1,504   761 559 73.5%
Finance and Insurance 1,666 2.4% 1,746   1,237 429 34.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 701 1.0% 752   417 284 68.1%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,434 3.6% 2,494   1,310 1,124 85.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 310 0.5% 461   145 165 113.8%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,998 7.3% 5,686   2,986 2,012 67.4%
Educational Services 1,410 2.1% 1,656   983 427 43.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 3,359 4.9% 3,290   2,297 1,062 46.2%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 624 0.9% 573   344 280 81.4%
Accomodation and Food Services 3,395 5.0% 3,295   1,704 1,691 99.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 1,513 2.2% 1,643   861 652 75.7%
Public Administration 409 0.6% 488   435 -26 -6.0%
Information Not Available 3,605 5.3% 4,185   2,393 1,212 50.6%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Louisiana
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 75,305 74,641 33,823
Male 41,292 54.8% 40,436   15,189 26,103 171.9%
Female 34,012 45.2% 34,205   18,633 15,379 82.5%
Information Not Available 1 0.0% 0   1 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 75,305 74,641 33,823
Hispanic or Latino 2,046 2.7% 1,976   668 1,378 206.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 73,037 97.0% 72,460   33,085 39,952 120.8%
Information Not Available 222 0.3% 205   70 152 217.1%
 
Race 75,305 74,641 33,823
American Indian or Alaskan Native 498 0.7% 508   149 349 234.2%
Asian 644 0.9% 615   214 430 200.9%
Black or African American 40,031 53.2% 39,813   18,766 21,265 113.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 124 0.2% 134   33 91 275.8%
White 33,956 45.1% 33,533   14,632 19,324 132.1%
Information Not Available 52 0.1% 38   29 23 79.3%
 
Years of Age 75,305 74,641 33,823
Younger than 22 2,420 2.3% 2,250   794 1,626 204.8%
22-24 5,103 4.8% 4,878   1,885 3,218 170.7%
25-34 20,730 19.7% 20,108   8,334 12,396 148.7%
35-44 17,009 16.1% 16,882   7,783 9,226 118.5%
45-54 17,639 16.7% 17,737   8,626 9,013 104.5%
55-59 6,006 5.7% 6,255   3,017 2,989 99.1%
60-64 3,862 3.7% 3,954   1,967 1,895 96.3%
65 and older 2,534 2.4% 2,575   1,417 1,117 78.8%
Information Not Available 2 0.0% 2   0 2 0.0%
 
Industry 75,305 74,641 33,823
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 429 0.6% 485   172 257 149.4%
Mining 1,974 2.6% 2,059   266 1,708 642.1%
Utilities 164 0.2% 215   69 95 137.7%
Construction 9,753 12.9% 9,608   3,904 5,849 149.8%
Manufacturing 6,786 9.0% 7,601   2,500 4,286 171.4%
Wholesale Trade 1,948 2.6% 1,942   686 1,262 184.0%
Retail Trade 4,942 6.5% 4,866   2,335 2,607 111.6%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,632 3.5% 2,855   962 1,670 173.6%
Information 863 1.1% 903   527 336 63.8%
Finance and Insurance 1,261 1.7% 1,191   653 608 93.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,057 1.4% 1,041   399 658 164.9%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 3,520 4.6% 3,536   1,511 2,009 133.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 267 0.4% 278   108 159 147.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 4,515 6.0% 4,501   2,130 2,385 112.0%
Educational Services 1,592 2.1% 1,635   1,009 583 57.8%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 5,636 7.4% 5,810   3,151 2,485 78.9%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 963 1.3% 922   490 473 96.5%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,079 5.4% 3,808   1,777 2,302 129.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,361 3.1% 2,442   1,560 801 51.3%
Public Administration 1,220 1.6% 1,258   574 646 112.5%
Information Not Available 19,343 25.5% 17,685   9,040 10,303 114.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Massachusetts
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 144,542 154,343 94,659
Male 81,358 56.3% 88,468   51,707 29,651 57.3%
Female 63,184 43.7% 65,875   42,952 20,232 47.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 144,542 154,343 94,659
Hispanic or Latino 14,131 9.8% 14,557   9,423 4,708 50.0%
Not Hispanic or Latino 127,369 88.1% 136,564   83,209 44,160 53.1%
Information Not Available 3,042 2.1% 3,222   2,027 1,015 50.1%
 
Race 144,542 154,343 94,659
American Indian or Alaskan Native 325 0.2% 367   230 95 41.3%
Asian 4,995 3.5% 5,405   2,753 2,242 81.4%
Black or African American 12,175 8.4% 12,550   8,841 3,334 37.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 95 0.1% 111   69 26 37.7%
White 115,797 80.1% 124,332   74,613 41,184 55.2%
Information Not Available 11,155 7.7% 11,578   8,153 3,002 36.8%
 
Years of Age 144,542 154,343 94,659
Younger than 22 3,974 1.6% 4,181   2,532 1,442 57.0%
22-24 7,880 3.1% 8,354   4,496 3,384 75.3%
25-34 30,919 12.4% 33,071   19,307 11,612 60.1%
35-44 33,869 13.5% 36,440   23,117 10,752 46.5%
45-54 37,102 14.8% 39,809   24,745 12,357 49.9%
55-59 13,932 5.6% 14,728   9,233 4,699 50.9%
60-64 10,128 4.0% 10,696   6,685 3,443 51.5%
65 and older 6,738 2.7% 7,064   4,544 2,194 48.3%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 144,542 154,343 94,659
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 510 0.4% 465   462 48 10.4%
Mining 76 0.1% 103   84 -8 -9.5%
Utilities 120 0.1% 121   70 50 71.4%
Construction 16,092 11.1% 17,829   9,754 6,338 65.0%
Manufacturing 18,989 13.1% 21,265   9,636 9,353 97.1%
Wholesale Trade 7,682 5.3% 8,298   4,606 3,076 66.8%
Retail Trade 11,924 8.2% 13,039   8,115 3,809 46.9%
Transporation and Warehousing 9,055 6.2% 8,893   7,585 1,470 19.4%
Information 3,977 2.7% 4,288   2,204 1,773 80.4%
Finance and Insurance 6,688 4.6% 7,190   3,831 2,857 74.6%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,861 1.3% 2,012   1,324 537 40.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 12,698 8.8% 13,585   6,364 6,334 99.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 605 0.4% 635   254 351 138.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 12,591 8.7% 13,660   8,680 3,911 45.1%
Educational Services 3,577 2.5% 3,611   1,909 1,668 87.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 11,078 7.6% 11,067   7,732 3,346 43.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,510 1.0% 1,655   1,002 508 50.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 9,402 6.5% 9,641   6,705 2,697 40.2%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 5,295 3.7% 5,391   3,688 1,607 43.6%
Public Administration 5,764 4.0% 5,918   3,410 2,354 69.0%
Information Not Available 5,048 3.5% 5,677   7,244 -2,196 -30.3%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maryland
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 85,548 88,514 49,904
Male 46,907 54.8% 49,385   25,044 21,863 87.3%
Female 38,641 45.2% 39,129   24,860 13,781 55.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 85,548 88,514 49,904
Hispanic or Latino 4,717 5.5% 4,804   1,793 2,924 163.1%
Not Hispanic or Latino 79,512 92.9% 82,360   47,151 32,361 68.6%
Information Not Available 1,319 1.5% 1,350   960 359 37.4%
 
Race 85,548 88,514 49,904
American Indian or Alaskan Native 273 0.3% 260   126 147 116.7%
Asian 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
Black or African American 34,241 40.0% 34,794   22,311 11,930 53.5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 152 0.2% 154   78 74 94.9%
White 44,843 52.4% 47,152   24,636 20,207 82.0%
Information Not Available 6,038 7.1% 6,154   2,753 3,285 119.3%
 
Years of Age 85,548 88,514 49,904
Younger than 22 3,018 2.4% 2,903   1,455 1,563 107.4%
22-24 5,443 4.3% 5,549   2,855 2,588 90.6%
25-34 20,327 16.2% 20,968   11,329 8,998 79.4%
35-44 19,210 15.3% 19,828   11,778 7,432 63.1%
45-54 21,081 16.8% 21,985   12,659 8,422 66.5%
55-59 7,327 5.9% 7,696   4,322 3,005 69.5%
60-64 5,215 4.2% 5,450   2,990 2,225 74.4%
65 and older 3,927 3.1% 4,135   2,516 1,411 56.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 85,548 88,514 49,904
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 120 0.1% 127   86 34 39.5%
Mining 98 0.1% 199   24 74 308.3%
Utilities 98 0.1% 114   43 55 127.9%
Construction 13,040 15.2% 13,771   6,281 6,759 107.6%
Manufacturing 933 1.1% 891   603 330 54.7%
Wholesale Trade 3,632 4.2% 3,875   1,954 1,678 85.9%
Retail Trade 2,778 3.2% 2,872   1,876 902 48.1%
Transporation and Warehousing 4,331 5.1% 4,160   3,292 1,039 31.6%
Information 1,876 2.2% 1,937   970 906 93.4%
Finance and Insurance 3,448 4.0% 3,627   2,256 1,192 52.8%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,747 2.0% 1,868   1,151 596 51.8%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 7,074 8.3% 7,392   3,604 3,470 96.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 351 0.4% 386   143 208 145.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 9,301 10.9% 9,660   6,111 3,190 52.2%
Educational Services 3,578 4.2% 3,406   1,566 2,012 128.5%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,579 7.7% 6,405   4,097 2,482 60.6%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 909 1.1% 948   489 420 85.9%
Accomodation and Food Services 5,380 6.3% 5,378   3,439 1,941 56.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,443 2.9% 2,522   1,719 724 42.1%
Public Administration 1,096 1.3% 1,097   673 423 62.9%
Information Not Available 16,736 19.5% 17,879   9,527 7,209 75.7%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Maine
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 14,721 16,067 8,935
Male 8,444 57.4% 9,551   4,790 3,654 76.3%
Female 6,277 42.6% 6,516   4,145 2,132 51.4%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Ethnicity 14,721 16,067 8,935
Hispanic or Latino 124 0.8% 137   44 80 181.8%
Not Hispanic or Latino 10,038 68.2% 10,578   7,139 2,899 40.6%
Information Not Available 4,559 31.0% 5,352   1,752 2,807 160.2%
 
Race 14,721 16,067 8,935
American Indian or Alaskan Native 108 0.7% 117   71 37 52.1%
Asian 99 0.7% 102   49 50 102.0%
Black or African American 128 0.9% 145   91 37 40.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
White 10,879 73.9% 11,611   7,460 3,419 45.8%
Information Not Available 3,507 23.8% 4,092   1,264 2,243 177.5%
 
Years of Age 14,721 16,067 8,935
Younger than 22 447 1.8% 442   324 123 38.0%
22-24 862 3.5% 879   485 377 77.7%
25-34 3,026 12.3% 3,385   1,726 1,300 75.3%
35-44 3,338 13.6% 3,687   2,089 1,249 59.8%
45-54 3,970 16.2% 4,361   2,432 1,538 63.2%
55-59 1,528 6.2% 1,607   982 546 55.6%
60-64 1,056 4.3% 1,167   633 423 66.8%
65 and older 494 2.0% 539   264 230 87.1%
Information Not Available 0 0.0% 0   0 0 0.0%
 
Industry 14,721 16,067 8,935
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 219 1.5% 326   180 39 21.7%
Mining 0 0.0% 0   2 -2 -100.0%
Utilities 27 0.2% 38   102 -75 -73.5%
Construction 1,240 8.3% 1,365   755 485 64.2%
Manufacturing 2,246 15.0% 2,534   1,037 1,209 116.6%
Wholesale Trade 430 2.9% 451   260 170 65.4%
Retail Trade 1,186 7.9% 1,303   831 355 42.7%
Transporation and Warehousing 407 2.7% 464   319 88 27.6%
Information 177 1.2% 183   101 76 75.2%
Finance and Insurance 238 1.6% 238   149 89 59.7%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 104 0.7% 117   70 34 48.6%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 492 3.3% 535   286 206 72.0%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 29 0.2% 21   15 14 93.3%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 634 4.2% 688   524 110 21.0%
Educational Services 257 1.7% 260   258 -1 -0.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,000 6.7% 1,052   820 180 22.0%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 206 1.4% 249   113 93 82.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 559 3.7% 543   418 141 33.7%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 346 2.3% 353   283 63 22.3%
Public Administration 146 1.0% 158   116 30 25.9%
Information Not Available 4,778 32.0% 5,189   2,296 2,482 108.1%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Michigan
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 221,355 270,758 147,268
Male 132,960 60.1% 169,711   83,068 49,892 60.1%
Female 88,371 39.9% 101,012   64,141 24,230 37.8%
Information Not Available 24 0.0% 35   59 -35 -59.3%
 
Ethnicity 221,355 270,758 147,268
Hispanic or Latino 5,899 2.7% 7,530   3,895 2,004 51.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 177,719 80.3% 219,490   109,919 67,800 61.7%
Information Not Available 37,737 17.0% 43,738   33,454 4,283 12.8%
 
Race 221,355 270,758 147,268
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1,790 0.8% 2,097   1,052 738 70.2%
Asian 3,031 1.4% 3,791   1,355 1,676 123.7%
Black or African American 28,540 12.9% 33,622   22,852 5,688 24.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 184 0.1% 199   82 102 124.4%
White 141,017 63.7% 176,313   83,826 57,191 68.2%
Information Not Available 46,793 21.1% 54,736   38,101 8,692 22.8%
 
Years of Age 221,355 270,758 147,268
Younger than 22 6,131 1.8% 6,937   4,083 2,048 50.2%
22-24 12,069 3.4% 13,962   7,681 4,388 57.1%
25-34 50,080 14.3% 59,347   33,858 16,222 47.9%
35-44 56,108 16.0% 70,975   40,122 15,986 39.8%
45-54 59,128 16.9% 74,229   38,840 20,288 52.2%
55-59 20,417 5.8% 25,155   12,597 7,820 62.1%
60-64 12,033 3.4% 14,127   6,784 5,249 77.4%
65 and older 5,327 1.5% 5,942   3,209 2,118 66.0%
Information Not Available 62 0.0% 84   94 -32 -34.0%
 
Industry 221,355 270,758 147,268
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 775 0.3% 865   547 228 41.7%
Mining 462 0.2% 475   113 349 308.8%
Utilities 83 0.0% 87   56 27 48.2%
Construction 17,928 8.1% 20,110   9,674 8,254 85.3%
Manufacturing 57,343 25.8% 90,279   40,218 17,125 42.6%
Wholesale Trade 10,937 4.9% 13,324   4,383 6,554 149.5%
Retail Trade 15,779 7.1% 16,830   9,653 6,126 63.5%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,736 3.0% 8,426   4,788 1,948 40.7%
Information 2,608 1.2% 2,626   1,470 1,138 77.4%
Finance and Insurance 5,586 2.5% 5,582   4,326 1,260 29.1%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 2,792 1.3% 3,391   1,647 1,145 69.5%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 14,408 6.5% 16,291   8,217 6,191 75.3%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2,649 1.2% 1,999   787 1,862 236.6%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 21,813 9.8% 25,673   14,985 6,828 45.6%
Educational Services 6,705 3.0% 6,041   4,206 2,499 59.4%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 14,695 6.6% 14,182   10,770 3,925 36.4%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2,540 1.1% 2,680   1,924 616 32.0%
Accomodation and Food Services 9,292 4.2% 9,802   6,390 2,902 45.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 4,625 2.1% 4,766   2,986 1,639 54.9%
Public Administration 1,822 0.8% 1,734   1,026 796 77.6%
Information Not Available 21,777 9.8% 25,595   19,102 2,675 14.0%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Minnesota
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 91,652 97,621 41,319
Male 54,671 59.7% 60,096   22,560 32,111 142.3%
Female 36,969 40.3% 37,501   18,755 18,214 97.1%
Information Not Available 12 0.0% 24   4 8 200.0%
 
Ethnicity 91,652 97,621 41,319
Hispanic or Latino 2,739 3.0% 2,965   1,177 1,562 132.7%
Not Hispanic or Latino 78,922 86.1% 83,911   35,681 43,241 121.2%
Information Not Available 9,991 10.9% 10,745   4,461 5,530 124.0%
 
Race 91,652 97,621 41,319
American Indian or Alaskan Native 924 1.0% 986   602 322 53.5%
Asian 3,173 3.5% 3,433   1,089 2,084 191.4%
Black or African American 6,298 6.9% 6,440   3,506 2,792 79.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 178 0.2% 203   82 96 117.1%
White 75,003 81.8% 80,192   33,155 41,848 126.2%
Information Not Available 6,076 6.6% 6,367   2,885 3,191 110.6%
 
Years of Age 91,652 97,621 41,319
Younger than 22 2,171 1.3% 2,220   801 1,370 171.0%
22-24 5,372 3.3% 5,686   2,172 3,200 147.3%
25-34 22,594 14.0% 24,085   10,055 12,539 124.7%
35-44 20,222 12.6% 21,739   9,527 10,695 112.3%
45-54 23,555 14.6% 25,083   10,838 12,717 117.3%
55-59 8,947 5.6% 9,694   4,052 4,895 120.8%
60-64 5,825 3.6% 6,035   2,511 3,314 132.0%
65 and older 2,897 1.8% 2,999   1,316 1,581 120.1%
Information Not Available 69 0.0% 80   47 22 46.8%
 
Industry 91,652 97,621 41,319
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 433 0.5% 452   239 194 81.2%
Mining 1,156 1.3% 1,654   34 1,122 3300.0%
Utilities 289 0.3% 308   116 173 149.1%
Construction 10,284 11.2% 11,786   5,111 5,173 101.2%
Manufacturing 20,382 22.1% 23,320   5,946 14,436 242.8%
Wholesale Trade 5,114 5.6% 5,427   2,452 2,662 108.6%
Retail Trade 7,349 8.0% 7,596   3,863 3,486 90.2%
Transporation and Warehousing 2,598 2.8% 2,811   1,415 1,183 83.6%
Information 2,002 2.2% 1,889   989 1,013 102.4%
Finance and Insurance 2,867 3.1% 2,773   1,618 1,249 77.2%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,127 1.2% 1,155   750 377 50.3%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 5,909 6.4% 6,146   2,541 3,368 132.5%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,988 2.2% 1,992   776 1,212 156.2%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 6,885 7.5% 7,111   3,233 3,652 113.0%
Educational Services 3,192 3.5% 3,036   1,599 1,593 99.6%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 6,238 6.8% 6,043   3,194 3,044 95.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 932 1.0% 962   566 366 64.7%
Accomodation and Food Services 4,466 4.8% 4,421   2,453 2,013 82.1%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 3,102 3.4% 3,287   1,848 1,254 67.9%
Public Administration 1,264 1.4% 1,217   684 580 84.8%
Information Not Available 4,075 4.4% 4,235   1,892 2,183 115.4%
Characteristics of Unemployment Insurance Claimants
Missouri
Aug 2009 Percent Jul 2009     Aug 2008 Annual Change Annual Pct Change
Gender 100,054 107,088 56,464
Male 56,014 56.0% 60,011   28,702 27,312 95.2%
Female 44,018 44.0% 47,057   27,755 16,263 58.6%
Information Not Available 22 0.0% 20   7 15 214.3%
 
Ethnicity 100,054 107,088 56,464
Hispanic or Latino 1,355 1.4% 1,571   465 890 191.4%
Not Hispanic or Latino 45,213 45.2% 47,941   15,668 29,545 188.6%
Information Not Available 53,486 53.5% 57,576   40,331 13,155 32.6%
 
Race 100,054 107,088 56,464
American Indian or Alaskan Native 656 0.7% 732   312 344 110.3%
Asian 902 0.9% 1,009   367 535 145.8%
Black or African American 19,642 19.6% 19,727   9,343 10,299 110.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 917 0.9% 919   419 498 118.9%
White 69,661 69.6% 75,310   30,468 39,193 128.6%
Information Not Available 8,276 8.3% 9,391   15,555 -7,279 -46.8%
 
Years of Age 100,054 107,088 56,464
Younger than 22 2,761 1.7% 2,770   1,374 1,387 100.9%
22-24 5,652 3.5% 5,942   2,638 3,014 114.3%
25-34 23,146 14.1% 24,582   12,290 10,856 88.3%
35-44 24,051 14.7% 25,132   14,475 9,576 66.2%
45-54 25,868 15.8% 28,195   15,408 10,460 67.9%
55-59 8,825 5.4% 9,826   4,870 3,955 81.2%
60-64 5,901 3.6% 6,467   3,049 2,852 93.5%
65 and older 3,793 2.3% 4,117   2,309 1,484 64.3%
Information Not Available 57 0.0% 57   51 6 11.8%
 
Industry 100,054 107,088 56,464
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing and Hunting 327 0.3% 328   209 118 56.5%
Mining 361 0.4% 434   128 233 182.0%
Utilities 110 0.1% 103   96 14 14.6%
Construction 13,679 13.6% 13,989   5,578 8,101 145.2%
Manufacturing 18,804 18.7% 22,854   11,379 7,425 65.3%
Wholesale Trade 4,896 4.9% 5,110   2,173 2,723 125.3%
Retail Trade 9,015 9.0% 9,246   5,069 3,946 77.8%
Transporation and Warehousing 6,707 6.7% 6,708   4,178 2,529 60.5%
Information 2,161 2.2% 2,432   1,209 952 78.7%
Finance and Insurance 3,301 3.3% 3,411   2,285 1,016 44.5%
Real Estate, Rental and Leasing 1,547 1.5% 1,733   987 560 56.7%
Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 4,914 4.9% 5,015   2,287 2,627 114.9%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 280 0.3% 296   263 17 6.5%
Administration and Support/Waste Management and Remedial Services 10,014 10.0% 10,556   5,088 4,926 96.8%
Educational Services 2,391 2.4% 2,516   1,475 916 62.1%
Healthcare and Social Assistance 7,018 7.0% 7,243   4,765 2,253 47.3%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1,162 1.2% 1,196   840 322 38.3%
Accomodation and Food Services 7,271 7.2% 7,816   4,370 2,901 66.4%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 2,755 2.7% 2,819   1,710 1,045 61.1%
Public Administration 799 0.8% 805   483 316 65.4%
Information Not Available 2,542 2.5% 2,478   1,892